Matilda Jackson

1798–1864 (Age 66)
Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Jackson was born in 1798, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Nathan N Jackson, was 41 and her mother, Morning or Mourning Dickson, was 38. She married Osbourn Tew about 1818, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Dismal Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1870. She died in 1864, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Osbourn Tew
Matilda Jackson
Marriage: about 1818
Phillip Alexander Tew
Son Tew
Bluford T. Tew
Eliza Tew
William R Tew
Jeanette Catherine Tew
Sylvania Matilda Tew
Osborn Tew

Spouse and Children

about 1818
Sampson, North Carolina, United States


    Phillip Alexander Tew


    Son Tew


    Bluford T. Tew


    Eliza Tew


    William R Tew


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 1

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tilly Tew in household of James Jackson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matilda Teul in household of Ausbon Teul, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Matilda Tew, "United States Census, 1860"

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